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Do Yajurveda 40.9, Yajurveda 32.3 and Bhagavadgita 7.20 reject idol worship?

First of all, I am a Hindu myself and I am saying this with no intentions of converting to any other religion but there some misconceptions that really boggle my mind. The biggest of them is that in ...
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Are we really God?

If we are God, then why are we, the human race, so corrupt, violent and confused? It seems that, if we all were God, we would not be so destructive and brute beings such as you see on this planet. If ...
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What are Five Layers (Pancha Kosha) of Human?

While going through I found scriptures depicting about Pancha Kosha, suggesting the Atman is not just inside the physical body but is actually wrapped up in these Five Kosha. What are these Pancha ...
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If Shiva Linga is worshiped in all yugas then what curse did Rishi Bhrigu give to Lord Shiva?

EXPLANATION : Shivalinga is said to be the Formless Brahman and is worshiped from the beginning. There is also a story of Bhirgu rishi cursing Lord Shiva when he visited Kailash. It was misunderstood ...
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Does Bhagavad Gita detest atheists?

What does Bhagavad Gita make of persons who just go about doing their swadharma, fulfilling their duties (being a good child to parents, is a good spouse, a good parent, citizen etc.) but don't ...
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What's the proof that God exists? [duplicate]

I haven't seen or experienced him. So how do I say God exists? If you are giving example of oxygen or air, I would say I can at least feel it. How can you say God exists even thought you can't of feel ...
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How do Hindu kids see with their eyes closed?

There are plenty of videos on the Internet which show such talents of Hindu children. Example: Samyak Jain Super Wonder Kid who can read with closed eyes Human X-Ray machine: Unbelievable Eye sight ...
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Which Vedic verses depict Lord Shiva/Rudra as the Brahman?

I need any verses from sruti literature that is Vedas, Upanishad, Brahmanas etc to get answer.
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Is every being a God?

According to Kaivalya Upanishad: He(Supreme Brahman) alone is all that was, and all that will be, the Eternal. Knowing Him, one transcends death. There is no other way to freedom. We know ...
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What are the Vibhutis of Lord Shiva as told in Mahabharata?

Vibhuti means through which potency of Lord is expressed. Bhagvad Gita 10th chapter is itself named as Vibhuti Yoga and we find several descriptions about Vibhuti of Lord there like: आदित्यानामहं वि...
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How do I remember “ब्रह्म”(Brahman) while working in office?

I have always been taught that one should offer all his work to "ब्रह्म" (Supreme God), which seem to be very difficult while working in office. I have been trying to remain conscious about what I do, ...
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Panentheism & Hinduism

Aum - Is the concept of Brahman, in the Philosophy of Hinduism, comparable with the Ideology of Panentheism? (the belief or doctrine that God is greater than the universe and includes and ...
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How to stop giving own creation to Shiva? [closed]

From my childhood I have offered flower, milk etc to Shiva. But, I have been offering my own creation to Shiva for the last several years. This is very painful is there a known technique to stop such ...
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Good and Evil and Reincarnation

I'm a day new to Hinduism. Does Hinduism teach that your God is the creator of good and evil? The Bible infers this, that God is working everything according to his will. I have a suspicion that ...